Professional Speaking Engagements

  • Forget Paid Advertising – Develop your Content Pipeline and SEO First (NAGAP Annual Conference, New York, April 2023)
  • Reimagining Effective Engagement: From Prospect to New Graduate Student (NAGAP Annual Conference, New York, April 2023)
  • Graduate Student Advertising and Student Recruitment (UBC Graduate Advisor Development Program, March 2023)
  • Academic Position Advertising (numerous presentations throughout 2021 & 2022)
  • Research Data Management (ORCID Community Presentation, Nov 2021)
  • Re-imagining Recruitment with Smart Research(er) Discovery and Faculty Profiling Tools (Jan 2020, Canadian Association of Graduate Admission Professionals)
  • How to influence faculty research profiling – UBC Communicators Network (July 2019)
  • Forging Deeper Insights into Researcher Data at UBC – UBC Grant Writers (April 2019)
  • G+PS Country Database: Getting a Better Idea of UBC’s Global Footprint – UBC Communicators Network (January 2019)
  • Web Technology Supporting Future Students: Finding Your Place in Graduate School – Canadian Association for Graduate Studies CAGS (November 2018)
  • Recruiting International Students in Challenging Times – Council of Graduate Schools CGS (April 2018)
  • Connecting the Data Dots to Identify Research Expertise in Large Universities
    • BC Net Conference (April 2018)
    • CAGAP (April 2018)
    • UBC Communicators Network (March 2018)
    • UBC Library (November 2017)
  • Graduate Studies in Canada – Canadian Trade Commissioners (January 2018)
  • Identity and Access Management: Entitlements & Attributes
    • Drupal User Group (November 2017)
    • UBC Web Advisory (March 2017)
  • PhD Career Outcome Tracking – Consortium of Canadian Graduate Student Professional Development Administrators (May 2017)
  • Preparing Graduate Students for Broader Career Paths – NAGAP, The National Association for Graduate Enrolment Management (April 2017)

Personal Speaking Engagements / Media Activity

  • BC Association of Pregnancy Outreach Programs, Annual Conference 2018, “Infant Loss and the Impact of Grief”
  • National Association of Perinatal Social Workers, Annual Conference 2015, “When a Baby Dies: A Parents’ Perspective during Crisis”
  • CBC Early Edition Radio Interview 2014 on Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • Still Life Canada, Conference 2013 “You are Not Alone: Bringing Stillbirth Out of the Shadows”, Panel Participant

Professional Associations

CAGAP, Canadian Association of Graduate Admission Professionals
President, July 2013 – 2016

NAGAP, The Leader in Enrollment Management
Awards Committee, April 2012

NAGAP, The Leader in Enrollment Management
International Relations Committee, 2010-2012


  • UBC CMS User group (Founder) – 2009 – ongoing
  • UBC Drupal User group (Founder)
  • UBC Strategic Enrollment Management Committee
  • UBC Brand Council
  • UBC Marketing Council
  • UBC Web Advisory Committee


Still Life Canada
Board of Directors, September 2013 – May 2014

Family Advisory Council, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice
Council Member, June 2013 – July 2019